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Chain Writing Episode 15

Here is my next instalment for Kerrie Salsac’s excellent chain writing game.

A fairly obvious plot twist, but now it’s decision time for Cindy!

To catch up on the story so far, click here (I don’t know how to make the little froggie work ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ).


Cindy dropped onto the mossy ground outside the window and turned to help Aadila, who slipped, hitting the ground hard.

โ€œWhat is it, are you alright?โ€ whispered Cindy.

โ€œMy ankle,โ€ sobbed Aadila.

โ€œProbably just sprained. Can you walk? We must get away from here.โ€

Aadila stood painfully โ€“ she could walk, but Cindy realised she would need help.

โ€œLean on me,โ€ she said and they headed away from the house.

A womanโ€™s sob echoed from an upstairs window. Cindy looked askance at Aadila.

โ€œThere are others. But we must escape! Please, I cannot walk unaided!โ€

Cindy looked at Aadila, then back at the house.

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  1. December 29, 2013 at 9:31 am

    Run Cindy! Run!
    Ah the suspense! It’s killing me!
    Great addition ๐Ÿ˜€

    And thank you for calling my game excellent ๐Ÿ˜›
    *ego inflates*


    • December 29, 2013 at 4:31 pm

      I thought I’d leave the next writer with a tricky decision to make ๐Ÿ™‚
      Your game has really taken off!


      • December 29, 2013 at 5:19 pm

        Hasn’t it just! I can’t wait to see what happens ๐Ÿ˜€


  2. Al
    December 29, 2013 at 12:05 pm

    oooh what a decision. Survival instinct or humanity instinct. I’m tempted to put a response, but I only have one more part to use so I think I am going to have to wait.


    • December 29, 2013 at 4:33 pm

      Yeah, I’m down to my last one as well!


      • Al
        December 29, 2013 at 4:36 pm

        I’m tempted so that it carries on again. It’s that decision though.


      • December 29, 2013 at 4:44 pm

        Yes, a bit of a dilemma for poor Cindy, as if she hasn’t been through enough!


      • Al
        December 29, 2013 at 4:51 pm

        All she did was sort her curls out as it was the last day for something. lol


      • December 29, 2013 at 4:54 pm

        Heh heh yeah, bet she wishes she’d never left the building now ๐Ÿ™‚


  3. December 29, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    Darnit! It’s always the ankle in a critical situation. Options close down really fast when that happens. It seems Cindy is adjusting and ready to take a leadership role. I like that you left her decision to go to the house or not with the next writer. This is in the best tradition of cliffhangers.


    • December 29, 2013 at 4:39 pm

      The ankle was a fairly obvious plot twist after jumping out a window but I wanted to ensure that Cindy had a clear decision to make – help the woman who helped her or try to help the others.
      I thought I’d leave the next writer with that little dilemma ๐Ÿ™‚


  4. December 29, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    Nice! Love the cliffhanger. Now off to see her decision! For the Inlinkz I just copied the picture of the little frog, pasted it into the post, and linked it to the URL where all our stories are gathered. Hope that helps!


    • December 29, 2013 at 5:39 pm

      I did wonder about copying the picture. It would be nice to get the counter as well but the picture of the frog is better than just a text link, thanks.
      The next part has just been posted I think so I’m off to find out what she decides!


  5. December 29, 2013 at 5:54 pm

    Now I have to play catch up this morning. Darn ankles are always letting us down! Ok, I’m off to see what happens next!


    • December 29, 2013 at 7:10 pm

      Well I’m off to bed in a couple of hours – it will be fun to see where the story has got to when I get to work tomorrow!


  6. December 29, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    Oh my. Where is this going. Yes Cindy must decide what to do.


    • December 29, 2013 at 9:21 pm

      Will she leave the others behind? We’ll have to wait and see!


  7. December 30, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    The Chain Writing Game has a FB page like us and come on over.


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